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General News of Sunday, 20 January 2019


Curfew on Yendi and its environs renewed

Ambrose Dery, Interior Minister Ambrose Dery, Interior Minister

The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on the Yendi Township and its environs with effect from Sunday, January 20, 2019.

A statement signed by Mr Ambrose Dery, the Sector Minister, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the renewal of the curfew was upon the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument.

It said the ban on carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon was still in force and any person found with any arms or ammunition would be arrested and prosecuted.

The statement urged the people to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and use non-violent means to address their grievance to ensure peace in the area.